Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP Launches An Investigation Against MDC Holdings Inc. (MDC) For Potential Breaches Of Fiduciary Duties By Its

  Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP Launches An Investigation Against MDC Holdings Inc.
  (MDC) For Potential Breaches Of Fiduciary Duties By Its Board Of Directors

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NEW YORK -- February 19, 2013

Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP, a leading national securities firm headquartered in New
York City, is investigating the Board of Directors of MDC Holdings Inc. (“MDC”
or the “Company”) (NYSE: MDC) for potential breaches of fiduciary duties in
connection with their conduct in seeking shareholders’ approval for executive

Specifically, in the Proxy Statement filed by the Company with the Securities
and Exchange Commission on February 6, 2013, the Board of Directors recommends
that MDC’s shareholders vote to approve an amendment to the MDC 2011 Equity
Incentive Plan, authorizing 1,600,000 shares of Common Stock to be available
for issuance. The proxy also recommends that shareholders approve an advisory
vote on executive compensation. The issuance of the additional shares could
have a substantial dilutive effect on the shares of MDC common stock.

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